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Rafael Nadal ( Come 2015!)

” Ever since he came onto the tour, he had all the markings of a guy that would be done with tennis by 26, 27, because his game was such a grind mentally and physically. 914 more words

Boxing Clever....The Winesmiths Sauvignon Blanc 2014

Cask Wine. You could argue this is Australia’s greatest contribution the wine industry. Sure, amazing people like Ray Beckwith made the product itself better…but innovation? The Cask is up there. 453 more words

Tasting Notes

Rot? What rot?

Inevitably we have found some soft areas of timber where the movement in the toerail has allowed water in and some damage has occurred. Fortunately this is very localised – two sections on the starboard side, one on the port side. 175 more words

Stabilising the toe rails

One of the main things we need to sort are the toerails. They are moving along the whole length of the boat, the problem being that this flexing lets water in which can lead to rot, deterioration of the fastenings and paint being ‘thrown off’. 487 more words

ATP Rankings and pictures

2014  year- end Emirates ATP Rankings Top 10 :

  1. Novak Djokovic (SRB) – No. 1 for the third time in four years, finishing in the Top 3 for the eighth straight year…
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Classic tanks for a classic yacht

Rafa’s water and fuel tanks are things of industrial beauty. They are sculpted in steel to match the varying curve of the hull. The curves on the tanks when seen up close are akin to the bodywork of a classic car. 71 more words